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List of Southern Sayings

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It goes without saying that people from the South have a colorful way of saying things. Here is a list of some of the popular sayings.

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I'm as poor as a church mouse. Report Abuse
A person who is really broke.
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Don't pee down my back and tell me it's raining. Report Abuse
Someone who cannot tell the truth.
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The porch light's on, but no one's home. Report Abuse
A very stupid person.
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I’m gonna tan your hide. Report Abuse
Every Southern kid has had this experience. It is called a whupping.
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Bless his heart. Report Abuse
A popular way of saying that someone is an idiot.
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She's as dumb as a bag of rocks. Report Abuse
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He’s got enough money to burn a wet mule. Report Abuse
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He thinks the sun comes up just to hear him crow. Report Abuse
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She’s got more nerve than Carter’s got Liver Pills. Report Abuse
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She’s as happy as a dead pig in the sunshine. Report Abuse
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He’s as drunk as Cooter Brown. Report Abuse
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You look rode hard and put up wet. Report Abuse
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You can’t make a silk purse out of a sow’s ear. Report Abuse
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She was madder than a wet hen. Report Abuse
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We’re living in high cotton. Report Abuse
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She's so stuck up, she'd drown in a rainstorm. Report Abuse
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Happy as a dead pig in the sunshine. Report Abuse
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Well butter my butt and call me a biscuit. Report Abuse
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I'll knock you so hard you'll see tomorrow today. Report Abuse
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Faster than a hot knife through butter. Report Abuse
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